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by DHutch
Tue Feb 27, 2024 4:26 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Echo echo....
Replies: 4
Views: 2529

Re: Echo echo....

Yes. Sadly a lot of the traffic goes via the 'Heavy 12' facebook group which obviously got their first. Facebook groups are very good, quick and easy to use, powerful networking/algorithms, but struggle when it comes to more complicated or longer term issues due to their some what transient nature. ...
by DHutch
Mon Feb 26, 2024 4:22 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: New Member not not new car!
Replies: 1
Views: 468

Re: New Member not not new car!

Welcome.

Nice looking car, I have watched the program and enjoyed it.

Where in the country and you and car based?


Daniel
by DHutch
Mon Feb 26, 2024 4:19 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Echo echo....
Replies: 4
Views: 2529

Re: Echo echo....

Glacial!
by DHutch
Wed Jun 01, 2022 12:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 100 Years of the Austin Heavy 12/4 Celebrations in 2022
Replies: 5
Views: 3458

Re: 100 Years of the Austin Heavy 12/4 Celebrations in 2022

Looking forward to this, booked in and ready to go!

Anyone else coming over from the North West / Merseyside area?
by DHutch
Fri Jan 28, 2022 10:45 am
Forum: Events
Topic: 100 Years of the Austin Heavy 12/4 Celebrations in 2022
Replies: 5
Views: 3458

Re: 100 Years of the Austin Heavy 12/4 Celebrations in 2022

Great work, or first child is due literally tomorrow, however pending our how world turns upside down, we will be attending with car if practicable.

As you say, they enjoy a good run and are remarkable dependable.


Daniel and Lowri
by DHutch
Tue Dec 28, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 100 Years of the Austin Heavy 12/4 Celebrations in 2022
Replies: 5
Views: 3458

Re: 100 Years of the Austin Heavy 12/4 Celebrations in 2022

Sounds good.

Hopefully we can get over from the Wirral and join you.


Daniel
by DHutch
Tue Dec 28, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Spares
Topic: A12/4 Clifton Auster type Rear Screen
Replies: 5
Views: 4066

Re: A12/4 Clifton Auster type Rear Screen

Wightknight wrote: Mon Oct 18, 2021 9:20 pm Unfortunately my luck ran out and no screen is forthcoming… an anyone help me find a rear screen for my’26 Clifton?
Ah, shame. Hope you find one.

Have you tried the VAR or Heavy 12/4 Facebook group?
by DHutch
Tue Dec 28, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Propshaft vibration problems.
Replies: 0
Views: 1399

Propshaft vibration problems.

What is the collective opinion on prop shaft vibration? Do people get them balanced? Is the UJ on its way out? Our 1924 Clifton has a significant vibration over around 25-30mph which is quite unpleasant at 35-40 and hence a longer distance run. You can feel and here it through the floor, and the who...
by DHutch
Tue Dec 28, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: 12/4 petrol gauge
Replies: 2
Views: 2202

Re: 12/4 petrol gauge

Presumably you have the side filler pipe, rather than the large dia direct filler below the seat as our '24 Clifton has.

I believe the gauges work using a cork float, which overtime fails to float.
by DHutch
Tue Dec 28, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Direction Indicator Switch
Replies: 2
Views: 2725

Re: Direction Indicator Switch

The alternative ofcause is to just hide a switch below the dash so it can be used by feel but not seen. I think that is my plan.